A broad daylight bullion van robbery has happen today, June 14th at Adedenko, a suburb of James Town in Accra.
The incident saw a police officer and an woman shot dead instantly whilst the bullion van driver sustained serious injuries.
According to reports, the police officer identified as Emmanuel Osei of the national SWAT unit with service number 58449 died as the robbers open gunfire on him in the van. He died on the spot whilst the driver luckily escaped.
An eye witness identified as Afua Badu, age 40 is said to have also shot dead after she raised an alarm of happening in the residence.
Report says, the armed robbers chased her on their motorbike and shot her dead.
After the robbers succeeded in capturing the bullion van, they disarmed the dead police officer and used his AK47 to break the locks for access to the cash.
According to report, they made away with an undisclosed amount of cash including the AK47 of the police officer.
Following the incident, the last video of Constable Emmanuel Osei has surfaced on social media. The video captures moment of him catching some fun from his tedious busy schedule.
He is seen taking photos and showing his two fingers in the air for fans. It’s too sad that life has been snatched out of him at such a young age whilst he was serving his country.
His body and that of the eye witness, Akua Badu have been sent to the morgue for autopsy whilst the bullion drivers is at the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital receiving treatment.
Watch the video below;